Adam's Family Tree

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Adam's Family Tree
Genre Children's Comedy, Fantasy
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 20 (List of episodes)
Production
Producer(s) Yorkshire Television
Broadcast
Original channel ITV Network (CITV)
Picture format 4:3
Original run 6 January 1997 – 19 February 1999

Adam's Family Tree was a children's television comedy programme that was first broadcast in January 1997 and ran until February 1999. The show was broadcast on CITV, the children's segment of ITV. The show which was filmed in Yorkshire ran for three series and 20 episodes.

The premise of the show was that 12-year-old Adam was able to call upon his ancestors from throughout history to help him solve everyday problems. The title character was played by Anthony Lewis for the first two series, before the role was taken over by Alex Cooke.

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Episodes[edit]

Series 1[edit]

# Title Directed by Written by Original airdate
1 "I'm the Urban Caveman" Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong and Brian Walsh 6 January 1997 (1997-01-06)
2 "The Silence of the Hams" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 13 January 1997 (1997-01-13)
2 "Two Knights in the Night" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 20 January 1997 (1997-01-20)
4 "Any Witch Way" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 27 January 1997 (1997-01-27)
5 "'Ello, 'Ello" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 3 February 1997 (1997-02-03)
6 "Strawberry Fools Forever" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 10 February 1997 (1997-02-10)

Series 2[edit]

# Title Directed by Written by Original airdate
7 "See You Later, Gladiator" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 5 January 1998 (1998-01-05)
8 "The Irate Pirate" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 19 January 1998 (1998-01-19)
9 "Hassles with Castles" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 19 January 1998 (1998-01-19)
10 "Herbal Kate and the Disco Date" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 26 January 1998 (1998-01-26)
11 "Singing with the Reins" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 2 February 1998 (1998-02-02)
12 "The Daily Femail" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 9 February 1998 (1998-02-09)
13 "A Glow in the Dark Ages" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 16 February 1998 (1998-02-16)

Series 3[edit]

# Title Directed by Written by Original airdate
14 "I've Got a Clone to Pick with You" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 8 January 1999 (1999-01-08)
15 "Ma's Attack" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 15 January 1999 (1999-01-15)
16 "How the West Was Sung" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 22 January 1999 (1999-01-22)
17 "There's Nothing Like a Dane" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 29 January 1999 (1999-01-29)
18 "A Turnip for the Books" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 5 February 1999 (1999-02-05)
19 "Here Comes the Hun" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 12 February 1999 (1999-02-12)
20 "A Cavalier Spirit" Richard Callanan, Colin Nobbs Neil Armstrong, Brian Walsh 19 February 1999 (1999-02-19)

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